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Cycling (Strangford Lough)

Discover the beauty of the landscape and picturesque towns that surround Strangford Lough. There are many cycle routes for all abilities and tours available in the area.

Places To Visit

Strangford Lough Cycle Route, Newtownards

This is a 82 mile (132km ) circular route in and around Strangford Lough, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Iron Donkey Bicycle Touring,

Iron Donkey Bicycle Touring is an Irish-based company committed to promoting the bicycle as a means of adventure travel.

Woodland Trail at Castle Ward,

Secret woodland trails and views over Strangford Lough

Whiterock and Mahee Island,

This 27 mile route along the western shores of Strangford Lough and drumlin country rewards cyclists with some of the finest views of the Lough to be had by bicycle. This route is part of regional cycle route 20.

Strangford Lough Trail,

Cycle through Saint Patrick's country and around one of Europe's most important wildlife sites.

Castle Ward Shore Trail,

An all-ability multi-use trail on the shores of Strangford Lough

Castle Ward Boundary Trail,

A walking & cycling trail around the boundary of Castle Ward Dem

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Exploring Strangford Lough

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